So far in 2015, the tech topic on the tip of everybody’s tongue has been virtual reality (VR) and the potential applications it might have. As always with the release of any technology, some believe VR could be a worldwide game-changer and some think it’ll be a bit of a damp squib. We won’t know…Continue
Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on June 3, 2015 at 8:29am — No Comments
Figures suggest the probability of quitting is over 92% when workers have to commute for over 45 minutes. Others say that an extremely short commute leads employees to remain in their jobs 20% longer. It’s no surprise that candidates are more likely to reject a job offer if the commute is too long when they’re less likely to stay.
How can you make sure that candidates don’t reject the offer because of commuting? How can you ensure that they stay once they’re there? Let them search by…Continue
Added by Louisa Bainbridge on May 6, 2015 at 7:54am — No Comments
In Women in Technology: Promoting a Broader Perspective, I argued that women can make strong contributions in technology-focused areas without being employed by technology firms or educated…Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on February 27, 2015 at 9:22am — No Comments
For the UK to be a true digital leader there’s one thing that’s for certain – We need to address the skills gap. According to Make or Break: The UK’s Digital Future, a recent report from the House of Lords,…Continue
Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on February 23, 2015 at 10:24am — No Comments
In many cases, you will hit the nail on the head, delivering the right guy or gal for the position. Other times, however, you will go back and review the process to see where things might have gone…Continue
Added by Dave on February 3, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Employers rely heavily on staffing agencies to find, qualify, and hire talent, and this cost inhibits us from innovation. The emerging talent acquisition market is estimated to be valued at $85 billion dollars. Organization leaders are fed up with traditional recruit…Continue
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the classic Rankin-Bass holiday special, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Despite its’ age, this stop-motion special still appeals to kids today and certainly evokes nostalgia amongst those who don’t believe in Santa any longer (sorry if I just ruined that for you).
There is a time and place for nostalgia and re-exploring our past,…Continue
Added by Jed Hamilton on December 16, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
Luckily, big data is helping recruiters and hiring managers’ better stay on top of job applications.
With job seeking data management in mind, here are…Continue
Added by Dave on October 21, 2014 at 9:46pm — No Comments
If you’re still inputting data into Excel or dialing for dollars off a well worn Rolodex, chances are that you’re not only behind the times – you’re also losing out on candidates, clients and the competition, too.
But if your processes are a blast from the past,…
Recruiting technology is trying to make recruiters better marketers.
For example, the…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on October 9, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
At Great Rated, we're truly excited to share our recent People's Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Technology, based entirely on the results of confidential employee surveys. Not only do these companies offer fantastic benefits and opportunities for advancement. They've also created magnetic work cultures within a sector that can be particularly challenging for recruiters because the…Continue
Added by Kim Peters on October 8, 2014 at 7:04pm — No Comments
Today I want to talk about technology adoption and take a look at where we are with the technology we use for recruitment and talent acquisition.
If you are unfamiliar, here’s the technology adoption life-cycle curve above.
So what are you looking at? Basically, for the adoption of any technology you experience a timeline of adoption that looks a lot like above. With innovators and early adopters being the…Continue
Added by Josh Tolan on May 8, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments
One of the most important roles of the HR department at any company is to improve recruitment services, as bringing in talented workers is key to ensuring long-term business success. Recruiting effectively has become more challenging over time, as widespread technology has made it more common for people to apply for jobs in faraway locations.
Hiring is now dramatically different…Continue
Added by Cali Yakaback on April 24, 2014 at 9:53am — No Comments
I have made a decision. I think I am going to write a book on the safest way to skydive. Now, I've never been skydiving, nor is it likely that I ever will as I am afraid of heights. But really, how hard can it be? Stick a parachute in a backpack - hitch a ride on a plane - open the door - jump - scream -…Continue
Poverty, debt and obesity are complex and serious societal issues with multiple potential causes and no simple solutions. That’s why society looks for easy targets to blame.
Robots are also complex and serious, yet in a dramatically different way. Depending on the perspective, robots are either credited…Continue
“No matter what business you’re in, you can’t run in place or someone will pass you by. It doesn’t matter how many games you’ve won.” – Jim ValvanoContinue
Added by Jed Hamilton on March 27, 2014 at 3:20pm — No Comments
“You know, that little droid is going to cause me a lot of trouble.” – Luke Skywalker
The following post comes to you from Jibe’s Director of Product, Alex Hunsucker.
Today’s talent acquisition landscape is packed with an array of shiny new technology solutions, which is all well and good and very exciting. But at the same time, it can be absolutely confounding. Recruiting technology – while designed to make life easier –…Continue
The staffing industry will see growth of at least six percent in 2014. With client expectations on the rise, staffing agencies will have to consider bolstering their own…Continue
Added by Heather R. Huhman on January 14, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Baby, it’s cold outside. No doubt, just about every part of the U.S. is feeling the bitterest of winter chills to kick off 2014. It’s been so cold, even the polar bears said, ‘…
Added by Jed Hamilton on January 9, 2014 at 11:21am — No Comments